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Felipe López Flórez 

Colombian,

 

 

Education

2023 -              Master of Fine Arts, School of the Museum of Fine Arts at TUFTS University
2019 -              Master’s Degree: Master in Art Education, National University of Colombia                             
2017 -              Undergraduate Degree: Bachelor of Arts, National University of Colombia                  
   

 

Solo Exhibitions
 
2024       -        Autopoiesis - Munson Museum of Arts - Fountain Elms Museum. Utica NY, US
2022     -          Monumento Desmontado - Mission Hill Galery, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Group Exhibitions

2024      -          Lenguajes en Papel- El Museo Gallery. Bogotá Colombia

2023      -         SMFA Art Sale - School of the Museum of Fine Arts at TUFTS University, Boston, MA
                        PRATT Munson Faculty Exhibition - Fountain Elms Museum. Utica NY, US
                        RISD Faculty Exhibition - Woods-Gerry Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design. Providence, RI

                        Been Here Before, MFA Thesis Show – Tufts University Art Galleries, Medford, MA 
                        End of the Year Show  -  School of the Museum of Fine Arts at TUFTS University, Boston, MA
                        Heavy Pedestaling – Mission Hill GalerySchool of the Museum of Fine Arts at TUFTS University, Boston, MA

                        Print and Paper Area Show - School of the Museum of Fine Arts at TUFTS University, Boston, MA
                        Pop up show MFAs Boston – Lunder Gallery, Lesley. Cambridge MA
                        Salón Nacional de dibujo - Adrián Ibáñez Gallery, Bogotá Colombia

 

2022      -         SMFA Art Sale - School of the Museum of Fine Arts at TUFTS University, Boston, MA

                        ASA Program Open Studios Exhibition – University of Fine Arts HFBK ASA Studios, Hamburg, Germany
                        Drawing and Painting Area Show - School of the Museum of Fine Arts at TUFTS University, Boston, MA
                        Visions and Revisions, First year MFA Show – Nearby Gallery - Boston (Newton), MA

2021- 22 -        Small works – Royal Society of American Art (RSOAA), Brooklyn, NY
 

2021      -         SMFA Art Sale - School of the Museum of Fine Arts at TUFTS University, Boston MA

                        Pintura Inmortal - El Museo Gallery. Bogotá Colombia

                        + Artworks - El Garaje Gallery, Bogotá Colombia 

                        Salón Nacional de dibujo - Bogotá Colombia
 

2020       -        Plaza de la discordia -   Art Projects Room,  Andes University, Bogotá, Colombia

2019       -        Spotlight selection - Barcú Art Fair, Bogotá,  Colombia 

                       10th Salón Arte Joven - El Nogal Club,  Bogotá, Colombia
 

2018 -              Accuracy – El Garaje Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia 

                        Pure Drawing – El Garaje Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia
2017- 18 -        Ecstasy – El Garaje Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia 

 

2017     -          9th Salón Arte Joven - El Nogal Club,  Bogotá, Colombia 

                        XXV Spring in Cajicá Exhibition - Cultural Center of Cajicá, Cajicá, Colombia 


2016     -          Exposada Exhibition - Oaxaca subsuelo, Oaxaca de Juárez, Mexico 

2015     -          Process  from Fire - National University of Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia 

2012     -          X Barrio Bienal Art Exhibition – Museum  of Contemporary Art (MAC), Bogotá, Colombia 
 

2011     -          X Barrio Bienal Art Exhibition – Museum  of Modern Art of Bogotá (MAMBO), Bogotá, Colombia 

                        Art Paris 2011 - Digital Stand Saatchi Gallery, Le Grand Palais, Paris, France 


Honors/Awards
 

2024    -           Nominee to the 2024 AICAD Postgraduate Teaching Fellowship
 

2023    -           Residency, Artist in Residence Painting and Drawing - Pratt Munson College of Art and Design, Utica, NY
                        Postgraduate Teaching Fellowship - School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University

                        Museum Council Sculpture prize - School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University

                        Dean’s Research Award, School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University – Boston, MA

                        Graduate Teaching Assistant Intro. to Papermaking - School of the Museum of Fine Arts at TUFTS University. Boston, MA, United States


2022    -           Montague International Travel Grant, School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University - Boston

                        Hamburg Exchange Fellowship, Art School Alliance (ASA)- School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University & University of Fine Arts (HFBK) Hamburg, Germany.

                        Graduate Teaching Assistant Bumps on the Wall - School of the Museum of Fine Arts at TUFTS University.Boston, MA, United States

                        Graduate Teaching Assistant The Bridge - School of the Museum of Fine Arts at TUFTS University.Boston, MA, United States


2021    -           MFA Merit Scholarship Award  -  School of the Museum of Fine Arts at TUFTS University

                        Colfuturo Loan/Scholarship Grantee - Colfuturo
 

2020   -            Opportunity Fund Program Grantee  - EducationUSA,  U.S. Department of State network
2019 -              Member of the  Talent Recruitment Program  - Colfuturo

2018  -             Graduate Teaching Assistant (Drawing II Course) (Granted twice) - National University of Colombia, Arts Undergraduate Program , Bogotá Colombia

2017    -           Automatic Admission to a Graduate Program Distinction -  Top 10% of graduates with the highest GPA in the Arts Department, National University of Colombia
                        First Place,   XXV Spring in Cajicá Award - Municipal Institute of Culture and Tourism of Cajicá.
                        Winner, Call for Drawing Marathon “Fiesta en Bogotá”-   District Institute of Arts IDARTES - District Incentive Program
                        Honourable Mention, “Dibujatón”: Draw Bogota’s Cultural Heritage -  District Institute of Cultural Heritage IDPC - District Incentive Program

2011   -            Second place Call “X Barrio Bienal”  District Institute of Arts IDARTES - District Incentive Program

Teaching/ Work Experience

 

2024      -         Artist in Residence-Adjunct professor Visualization-Representation-Concept and Drawing I and II - PRATT Munson, Utica NY, United States (Current)
2023 -24          Postgraduate Teaching Fellow in Drawing-  Introduction to Drawing IntensiveSchool of the Museum of Fine Arts at TUFTS University. Boston, MA, United States (Current)
2023      -         Artist in Residence-Adjunct professor Visualization-Representation and Life Study I - PRATT Munson, Utica NY, United States (Fall Semester)

2023      -         Instructor Drawing Foundations Summer Pre-College Program, Continuing Education, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). Providence, RI, United States.        

2023      -         Graduate Teaching Assistant Int to Papermaking - School of the Museum of Fine Arts at  TUFTS University. Boston, MA, United States (Spring Semester)

2022      -         Graduate Teaching Assistant Bumps on The Wall - School of the Museum of Fine Arts at  TUFTS University. Boston, MA, United States (Fall Semester)

2022      -         Graduate Teaching Assistant The Bridge - School of the Museum of Fine Arts at TUFTS University. Boston, MA, United States (Spring Semester)

2021      -         Instructor, (Intermediate painting) - National University of Colombia, Art Department, Continuing Education Program (remote)                          

2018 - 21         Instructor, (Oil Painting Fundamentals)- National University of Colombia, Art Department, Continuing Education Program. Bogotá, Colombia,  

2019 - 20         Professor (Drawing Expression: Human figure drawing & Oil Painting Fundamentals)- Guerrero Academy of Arts, Bogotá, Colombia, (Fall 2019; Spring 2020) 

2019 - 20         Instructor, (Drawing and Painting Program), Trescientosuno Atelier, Bogotá, Colombia

2019     -          Instructor, Instituto Distrital de las Artes IDARTES, CREA District Program,  Bogotá, Colombia

2018 - 19         Adjunct Professor (Experimental Drawing I & II; Creativity and Creation Lab II)  Fabula Academy of Arts, Arts Department, Bogotá,  Colombia  

2017 - 18         Advisor and Assistant Education Project, (Laboratory for Cultural Entrepreneurs and Galleries from the Visual Arts sector of Bogotá),
                        Project sponsored by UNESCO and CCB, NC- Arte- Education Project, Bogotá, Colombia

2017      -         Instructor and Mediator, (Art Labs for Vulnerable Populations & IX Luis Caballero Award), 
                        Instituto Distrital de las Artes IDARTES,  Santa Fe Gallery, Mediation School Lab Santa Fe Gallery.  Bogotá, Colombia

2017     -          Graduate Research Assistant, (Inter- Institutional conference about Arts teaching in Colombia)
2016 - 17         Student Researcher, Research and Creation group about Drawing and Arts Sutilezas, National University of Colombia, Bogotá Colombia

2016     -          Mediator and  Instructor,  (Sighting, Drawing Workshop), National Museum of Colombia in association with National University of Colombia, Bogotá Colombia

2015 - 17         Group Drawing from life practice coordinator and  Teacher’s assistant and-  Trescientosuno Atelier, Bogotá, Colombia 


Lectures/ Others

2023  -             Artist Talk, Artist in Residence - PRATT Munson, Museum of Art, Utica NY, United States
2022  -             Artist talk, Monumento desmontado solo exhibition School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University – Boston, MA

                        Member of the Curatorial team for the exhibition Visions and Revisions. School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University – Boston, MA

                        Jury for the Scholastic Arts & Writing Award Massachusetts section, Boston, MA, United States
2021  -             Guest artist speaker for the Arts After Darks Event -  Medford Art Center, Medford, MA, United States,  December 08               

2014 - 18   -     Visiting Professor and Lecturer
                        Master Class: Madness and Artistic Creation, “Visual Arts and Madness”
                        Konrad Lorenz University, Psychology Program, Bogotá, Colombia
                        (August 2014, May/ November 2015, May 2016, April/ August 2017, September 2018)

2018  -             Lecturer
                        Third Artistic Education Colloquium,  “Within the emergence  of a draughtsman”               
                        Sponsored by the National Museum of Colombia in association with National University of
                        Colombia, Bogotá Colombia,
December 12.
   

                
Reviews and Articles
 

2024      “Paper monuments, national memory: Pondering the power”, Utica Observer Dispatch by Ellen E. Mintzer

               https://www.uticaod.com/story/news/2024/02/29/pratt-munson-gallery-exhibition-by-artist-in-residence-felipe-lopez/72763493007/


2022      “Monumental power”, SMFA news and stories, by Danna Lorch, Boston, MA
             https://smfa.tufts.edu/news/monumental-power

 

Complementary education
 
2019 -              Painting workshop, Alla Prima Painting, color exploration, Trescientosuno Atelier             (30 hours)
2017 -              Teaching Strategies for Developing Thinking Skills, National Training Service (SENA)      (40 hours)
2016 -              Drawing Workshop: Drawing techniques and processes, Trescientosuno Atelier               (40 hours)                      

2016 -              Painting workshop: Alla Prima oil painting technique, Trescientosuno Atelier                     (48 hours)                                                                                                                           

2015 -              Painting course: Painting Fundamentals, Trescientosuno Atelier                                        (48 hours)                                      

2014 -              Figure Drawing and Painting with Sight Size Approach, Trescientosuno Atelier                 (30 hours)                                                        

2014 -              Intensive Anatomic Drawing Workshop, Trescientosuno Atelier                                          (15 hours)

2014 -              Special Course in Basic Pedagogy for Integral Professional Education,  (SENA)             (150 hours)  

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